Prospecting for Hardrock Gold - Part II
April 2010 by Don RobinsonI finally managed to return to this exploration effort. There was still snow on the ground on the north side of the mountain where I started, but I knew the south side was likely melted and gold fever bit too hard to stay inside any longer.
According to the article, a U.S. military spokesman said that gold coins have, at various times, been part of official U.S. military survival packs since the Vietnam War.
When I read about these new discoveries, I often wonder how the original operators ignored all the additional ore. Yet this has happened again and again in Nevada and many other places.
Wild rumors sweeping this near bankrupt Pacific nation of a multibillion dollar stash of World War II gold bullion are wrong, the government said.
Worried that the US dollar may not be good as gold, some Colorado lawmakers are pushing a bill to legalize gold and silver coins as usable currency.
Gold chains, silver coins and bars of solid gold glittered in the tropical sun as the family of famed treasure hunter Mel Fisher showed off another significant find from a sunken Spanish galleon.
Bob Abbey, former state director of the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada, was confirmed as national director of the agency.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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